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Re: usb wierdness...way OT

Well then, let's hear it for USB MIDI/Audio interfaces!!!!

eeeeeerrrrrrr ......


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Sottilaro" <sine@zerocrossing.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 8:44 PM
Subject: Re: usb wierdness...way OT

> Oh it's easy.  In the natural world, Mice and leaf blowers are
> Only in our domesticated verities, can you find them together,
and then
> it's a shaky truce.  USB mice are especially tasty, and
therefore are
> the cause of your problem.  My Againinator ate 3 of my mice
before they
> finally learned to play dead as yours have done.
> Mark Sottilaro
> rich wrote:
> > in light of the mac inquiries today and talk of firewire and
> >
> > i thought i would share this little anomaly.
> >
> > at work, i sit near a window on the ground level.  i have 4
mac g4's
> > in my department.  occasionally, the landscape guys come by
> > their mowers, leafblowers, etc.
> >
> > every time, one of the guys comes down the path outside my
> > with his leafblower.  This is a gas powered leafblower. and
> > time he comes by, the two g4's that are nearest the window
have their
> > mice lock up.
> >
> > seriously.  all you have to do is unplug the mouse and plug
it back
> > into the keyboard and you're off and running again (which
took me a
> > while to figure out and stop doing hard reboots).  but it's
> > wierdest thing i've ever seen from a mac.
> >
> > ahhhhh!  watch out!  here comes the leafblower!
> >
> > any tech heads out there willing to venture a guess?
> >
> > rich